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Emmerdale spoilers: Maya KISSES JACOB as the devoted teen pours his heart out to the teacher

Jacob with Maya in Emmerdale

With the court case looming, Maya kisses Jacob as the devoted teenager tells her he still loves her

Though Maya (Louisa Clein) told Jacob (Joe-Warren Plant) he means nothing to her, the groomed schoolboy is still devoted to the teacher.

As David (Matthew Wolfenden) desperately tries to fix things with his son, Jacob is determined to keep his dad at arm's length. But the same can't be said for his approach to Maya.

When Jacob gets wind that she is in trouble, he rushes to defend the teacher. She tells Jacob to leave her alone but he won't. Instead he follows her to her car and climbs in!

In close proximity to each other for the first time in ages, Jacob spills out his feelings for inscrutable Maya who cracks and kisses the teen…

At the factory, the chemistry crackles between Jai (Chris Bisson) and Laurel (Charlotte Bellamy).

Sarah Waterfall
Soaps Editor at What's On TV

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